Import the excel sheet using the Table tool. To do so:

  1. Select the Table tool.

  2. Draw a Table object. A dialog will display.

  3. Select the Link to External Data check box and click OK. A dialog will display asking you to browse to the Excel file you wish to import.

  4. Navigate to the Excel file and click OK.

  5. Apply a background color to the Table.

  6. Export the Layout as PDF.